Monday, August 17, 2009
Quake Live for Mac launching on August 18
It was announced way back in May, that the Mac and Linux editions of Quake Live are rapidly approaching release. This game is a web-based version of id’s first-person shooter, instead of a separate executable. Live can be accessed as a beta through the WQuake III Arena, playable through browser software Windows versions of Firefox and Internet Explorer.
Web-based re-creation of the game was 1999 classic Quake III Arena, went into public beta for Windows in February, with promises of coming to the Mac and Linux in due time. Executive producer Marty Stratton said in May that internal testing on those versions had begun, and that support for the Mac was a top priority.